# Two consecutive odd integers have a sum of 152, what are the integers?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 31, 2016

If the odd integers are consecutive, call one

#### Explanation:

If we call the first of the two integers **odd number** immediately after it ('consecutive') is

We realize that the numbers are going to be somewhere around 75, since when added together they yield something around 150. This kind of estimation is helpful for thinking about whether the answer we come up with makes sense.

We know:

So the first of our numbers is